INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS LEANNE MODEN

INTERVIEW: FIRE & DUST MEETS LEANNE MODEN

Based in the East Midlands, Leanne Moden is a poet, performer and workshop leader. She competes in UK poetry slams and has been a national finalist at the Hammer and Tongue Slam, Poetry Rivals, the Camden Roundhouse Slam, and the Anti Slam. She has also competed at the BBC Edinburgh Fringe Slam and the Superheroes of Slam. Leanne performs her work at events across the UK and Europe […]

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CLASSIFIED NON-FICTION: ‘Watergate Scandal and the Role of Journalism’ BY PATRICK HOLLIS

CLASSIFIED NON-FICTION: ‘Watergate Scandal and the Role of Journalism’ BY PATRICK HOLLIS

In August 1974, Richard Nixon made a decision which no President in Office had ever done before, and which no President has done since. He resigned. After two long years, the Watergate Scandal forced Nixon to essentially step down from his duties before he was forcefully removed in what was a definitive period in American politics. It began with a break-in at the Democratic Party Headquarters […]

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CLASSIFIED FICTION: ‘THE PROBLEM WITH TIME’ BY KEITH BURDON

CLASSIFIED FICTION: ‘THE PROBLEM WITH TIME’ BY KEITH BURDON

So, when I saw the advert, I couldn’t resist. It called out to me. I don’t even know why I was reading the newspaper. Like most local rags, it’s full of crushingly dull articles that would be of very limited interest to anyone other than those people about whom the article is written. […]

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CLASSIFIED FICTION: ‘GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE’ BY WARREN PAUL GLOVER

CLASSIFIED FICTION: ‘GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE’ BY WARREN PAUL GLOVER

The lock of the door of the Penelope Feathers’ Detective Agency turned with a click, and into the darkness stepped a tall, elegant figure. The figure walked confidently and knowingly towards a filing cabinet, the stiletto heels breaking the silence on the polished wooden floor. The top drawer of the cabinet rolled open and, with a clink, a drink was poured and the dark contents of the crystal goblet drained with the celebration of […]

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CLASSIFIED FICTION: ‘SIGNALS’ BY PAUL BRADLEY

CLASSIFIED FICTION: ‘SIGNALS’ BY PAUL BRADLEY

There isn’t much privacy in flats. I rarely speak to my neighbours, but I know their habits and routines. Above my bedroom is their kitchen. I know this because at tea time I stand on top of a step-ladder to be close to the ceiling so I can get snippets. The father, Jim, likes rugby league. The kids wind him up and sometimes he chases them around roaring like a monster. The mother, Anwen, tolerates this kind of thing but […]

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CLASSIFIED ARTWORK: ‘A FUTURISTIC PAST’ BY BURHAN YILMAZ

CLASSIFIED ARTWORK: ‘A FUTURISTIC PAST’ BY BURHAN YILMAZ

BURHAN YILMAZ was born in 1981, in Silifke (Turkey). In 2005, he graduated from Mustafa Kemal University, Faculty of Education, Department of Art Education. 2009, Courses in fine arts at Ecole Regionale Superiore d’Expression de Plastique, in Tourcoing, Lille- France. In 2010 […]

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